What's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections on Wednesday. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free), it's where most of your content comes from. Surf away. Just remember that spilling your macchiato over your keyboard is a lot more expensive than spilling it across newsprint.

At The Los Angeles Times, the top 10 recipes of 2009; and critic S. Irene Virbila's most memorable dining experiences from the year.

The New York Times looks at rare heritage livestock breeds, cryopreserved; Mark Bittman makes dal.

From the Boston Globe: considering whether Boston is a health food Mecca; Beantown chefs try and lose weight.

Great local sandwiches; and tips for making healthful food, at The Washington Post.

At Chicago Tribune, Oregon vs. California Pinot Noir; and looking behind the scenes at the Food Network.

The Restaurant Critic's Diet, from The Dallas Morning News critic Leslie Brenner.

The Daily Camera (Boulder, CO) reviews Shoshoni Yoga Retreat's newest cookbook.

At the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a call for submissions about why you love bacon.

A local woman gets her chance on the Food Network's Worst Cooks in America, in The Providence Journal.

In the New York Daily News (via the AP), a 513-pound bluefin tuna nets $177,000 at auction in Japan.

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